The Online Corpus of the Inscriptions of Ancient North Arabia (OCIANA) (مجموعة نقوش شمال شبه الجزيرة العربية)

An online database of Ancient North Arabian Inscriptions: Taymanitic, Dadanitic, Hasaitic, Safaitic, Hismaic and Thamudic. The database also covers publications on the scripts, languages, and inscriptions of Ancient North Arabia. The OCIANA database has been developed using Filemaker Pro.

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Source http://krcfm.orient.ox.ac.uk/fmi/webd/ociana
Author The Online Corpus of the Inscriptions of Ancient North Arabia (OCIANA)
Last Updated August 24, 2020, 15:04 (BST)
Created April 14, 2020, 13:45 (BST)
Project URL http://krc.orient.ox.ac.uk/ociana/index.php
Project principal and co-investigators

Michael C.A. Macdonald (Academic Director)

Professor Jeremy Johns (Administrative Director)

Project team

Dr. Ali Al-Manaseer (Researcher)

Dr. Maria del Carmen Hidalgo-Chacón Diez (Researcher)

Daniel Burt (Technical Lead)

Jennifer Brooke Lockie (Digital Curator)

Dr. Ahmad Al Jallad (Research Associate)

and other contributors

Project start date 2013-01-09
Project end date 2017-01-03
Project status Ongoing
Project funder

The Arts and Humanities Research Council of Great Britain

Citation information

Burt, D., Al-Jallad, A. and Macdonald, M.C., 2018. The Online Corpus of the Inscriptions of Ancient North Arabia. Crossing Experiences in Digital Epigraphy: From Practice to Discipline, ed. A. De Santis and I. Rossi, pp.102-17

OCIANA Project, (2014), OCIANA Homepage. http://krc.orient.ox.ac.uk/ociana/index.php (Last accessed 19/04/2020)

Time Periods Hashemite, Islamic Unspecified, Modern, Roman
Data type Images Photograph, Text essay, Text report, Text autobiography, Images Map, Databases